Welcome to The World Ahead 2023, our guide to the coming year. Our correspondents and outside experts consider the interlocking challenges facing the world: the war in Ukraine, high food and fuel prices, the fight against inflation, the transition to renewable energy, and China’s uncertain post-pandemic path. You can also watch a 60-second summary opposite. This page groups together articles by theme, or you might prefer a complete contents list. If you are not already a subscriber to The Economist you can unlock some of our content by registering.
Future of Europe
Germany, France present EU reform proposal as bloc prepares for new members
Sep 22, 23
European Politics & Institutions
Ursula von der Leyen delivers EU state of the union address
Sep 14, 23